HS 7s News
Despite losing one player to the HS All Americans and three more to the Stars & Stripes assembly, the Union Rugby Club HS team out of Tulsa, Okla., won the Parrothead 7s this past weekend. Union played well, said coach Jason Todd, but actually played better earlier in the Tornado Alley 7s, when their split their squad and finished 1st and 2nd.
After a brief camp in California, the USA women’s team for the Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing, China will reassemble in August to prepare for the event.
In winning the California State Games girls division, the Fullerton Girls team outscored their opposition 137-10.
Only South Bay scored against them, as the two teams traded tries before Fullerton ran away late 24-10.
It was nothing more than what was expected, said Fullerton coach Ravi Perera.
The Utah Lions boys All-Star 7s team made the final of the Victoria International Youth 7s, but fell to a well-drilled British Columbia Gold side 45-0 in the championship match.
Utah defeated Ontario, Alberta, and BC White, but lost to BC Gold 27-12 in pool play before edging BC Blue 14-12 to secure a place in the final.
The Seattle Vikings Boys HS program won both brackets of Saturday's Rugby Washington summer 7s series.
Seattle defeated Eastside Black in the U19 final 52-10 to take the title.
In the U17 bracket, Seattle defeated Liberty 33-0 in the final.
Liberty won the U19 Bowl Final over Prairie 33-12. Prairie took the U17 Bowl over Eastside II.